Types of unwelcome acts of bullying might include:
Physical – hitting, kicking, tripping up, pinching, pushing or damaging property
Verbal – name calling, insults, teasing, ‘jokes’, mocking, taunting, gossiping, secrets and threats.
Non-verbal – staring, body language, gestures, posturing.
Indirect – excluding / leaving people out, spreading rumours and stories, emails, chat rooms, messaging phones, notes, making rude gestures or faces.
Racist – name calling, or negative comments about race, culture or religion
Online bullying or Cyberbullying – any of those actions above that take place online through digital devices e.g., mobile phones, computers and tablets.